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In-App Message Center

Admins and owners can now send direct messages to players and evaluators directly from within the SkillShark app. Keep athletes and evaluators updated on team placement decisions, practice schedules, and more without leaving the SkillShark platform.

Main Benefits

  • Manage Communication: Keep all your communication in one place.
  • Efficient Communication: Easily send messages to players and evaluators.
  • Time-Saving Templates: Save time by using message templates.

Key Functionality

  1. Send Messages by Segments:
    • Send messages to all players.
    • Send messages to specific player lists.
    • Send messages to evaluators.

  2. Personalize Messages:
    • Use variables to personalize each message.

  3. Templates:
    • Create and save message templates for future use.

  4. Preview Messages:
    • Send test emails to preview your messages before sending them out.

  5. Message History:
    • View all previously sent messages.
    • Track who received, viewed, and responded to messages.

How to Use the New SkillShark Message Center – Step by Step Guide

Step 1: Accessing the Message Center

  1. Log in to Skillshark.
  2. Navigate to the Message Center from the main dashboard.

Step 2: Composing a Message

  1. Click on “Compose New Message.”
  2. Choose the Segment:
    • Select “All Players” to message all players.
    • Select a specific player list.
    • Select “Evaluators” to message evaluators.

Step 3: Using Templates

  1. Create a Template:
    • Click on “Templates.”
    • Save the template for future use.
  2. Apply a Template:
    • Select a saved template from the template list.

Step 4: Personalizing the Message

  1. Write your message in the text box.
  2. Use Variables:
    • Insert variables (e.g., [PlayerName], [EvaluatorName]) to personalize the message.

Step 5: Previewing the Message

  1. Click on “Send Test Email.”
  2. Review the test email to ensure everything looks correct.

Step 6: Sending the Message

  1. Click “Send.”
  2. Confirm the recipients and message details.
  3. Send the message.

Step 7: Viewing Message History

  1. Navigate to the “Message History” tab.
  2. View all previously sent messages.
  3. Check the status of each message:
    • Who received the message?
    • Who viewed the message?
    • Who responded to the message?

There You Have It. You’ve learned how to send messages using the SkillShark App.

For more information on how to send in-app messages in SkillShark, schedule a call with a product expert.

FAQ — In-App Message Center

The SkillShark message center is a new feature that allows admins and owners to send email messages to players and evaluators directly from within the SkillShark platform.

The message center is available to all users on the SkillShark All-Star or Legend plan. Access is automatically enabled for everyone.

You can access the Message Center by logging into SkillShark and navigating to the Message Center from the main dashboard.

Yes, you can send messages to all athletes, specific player lists, or evaluators.

You can personalize your messages by using variables (e.g., [PlayerName], [EvaluatorName]) in the text of your message.

Yes, you can send test emails to preview your messages and ensure they look correct before sending them out to the recipients.

Yes, you can create and save message templates for future use. This saves time and ensures consistency in your communications.

Yes, you can view all previously sent messages in the “Message History” tab. You can also see who received, viewed, and responded to the messages.

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